How to Get an Accident Report in Albuquerque
After you’ve been hurt in an accident, you may be considering filing a claim against the person who harmed you. In order to win your claim and prove to an at-fault person’s insurance company that you’re owed compensation, you will need to have evidence that the person was to blame.
Accident reports are often used as evidence in personal injury claims and auto wreck claims. Particularly with car accidents, you can use the police report or crash report to prove that the police found the other driver to be responsible for the crash.
Insurance companies may even request the police report from you before they will pay out on your claim. As you can see, if you want to receive a settlement for your accident, you will need to learn how to get an accident report in Albuquerque.
How to Obtain an Albuquerque Accident Report
Many people don’t know how to go about obtaining an accident report, so here’s the information you need in order to request a report in ABQ.
If you need a report from the City of Albuquerque, you can obtain the report online. The cost is $7.50 per accident report. You can also obtain the report in person by visiting the following location between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Law Enforcement Center
400 Roma NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico
For police reports in Albuquerque, you will need to contact the agency that was involved in the accident. For instance, if the Albuquerque Police Department responded to your accident, you can contact the city clerk and use their online portal to request a record. You can also request a report in person or by mail.
Contact an ABQ Personal Injury Lawyer
Now you know how to get an accident report in Albuquerque. Do you know what to do with that report, though? If you need assistance getting your injury claim going, get in touch with a lawyer at our office. Call Will Ferguson & Associates to speak with an attorney about your claim today. Dial 505-633-0750 or reach out using the website submission form below.